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Updated April 20, 2017
 

 













For the Birds, Saturday through May 29, The Domes, 524 S. Layton Blvd., Milwaukee. Easter lilies and other spring blooms set the stage for the seasonal presentation focused on birds. Opening weekend, the show will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The Easter Bunny will appear from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days. Theme days will be: April 22 - Very Fairy Princess Day; May 6-7 - Art in the Green; May 14 - Jewelry is Fun Mother’s Day show and sale; May 27 - Our Feathered Friends. 414-257-5611 or visit countyparks.com.  

Circle of Women Luncheon, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, 1721 W. Canal St., Milwaukee. Business leaders and community members join the organization for the opportunity to network, hear testimonies from program participants, and offer financial contributions.  

Rummage and Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, St. John the Evangelist Church gym, 8500 W. Cold Spring Road, Greenfield. Sponsored by the Christian Women Society. 414-321-1965.  

 Gallery Night and Day, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Historic Third Ward, Milwaukee. Participating businesses set own hours. http://historicthirdward.org.  

Lake Country Antiques and Garden Show, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. Dealers will feature items from the 18th century through modernism, including garden ornaments, folk art, vintage, industrial, furniture, paintings, Civil War, sports, stoneware, jewelry, funky decorations. Antiquescenteratwales.com.  

“Birding Beyond the Feeder: Bird Identification” 9 a.m. to noon  Saturday, Wehr Nature Center, 9701 W. College Ave., Franklin. Indoor component covers basic bird identification and binocular use, then go outside to watch birds. Binoculars will be available for free use during the program. Pre-session hike at 7:30 a.m., at no additional fee. Register today. $15; Milwaukee County residents, $12; and Friends of Wehr members, $10. $3 parking fee is in effect; Friends of Wehr Members receive free parking. 414-425-8550.  

Free Legal Clinic for Veterans, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Zablocki Veterans Administration grounds main hospital building, 5000 W. National Ave., West Milwaukee. The Milwaukee County Veterans’ Legal Support Group, compromised of  circuit court judges and court commissioners, with representatives of veterans service organizations, will be available.  

22nd annual Spring River Cleanup, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, more than 50 spots along the Milwaukee, Menomonee and Kinnickinnic rivers. Annual Earth Day cleanup removes tons of trash, improving local waterways. Free T-shirts. After-party for volunteers with Rock the Green at Estabrook Park, Picnic Area No. 8. To register, visit http://milwaukeeriverkeeper.org/annual-spring-river-cleanup/.  

Earth Day of Service at Riverside Park, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Riverside Park, 1500 E. Park Place, Milwaukee. A working celebration followed by lunch. Family hikes and mini service projects from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.  

Earth Day of Service at Washington Park, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Washington Park Urban Ecology Center, 1850 N. 40th St., Milwaukee. Work in the morning and have a community lunch. Free.

Read-a-thon fundraiser, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 22, Waukesha Public Library, 321 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha. Readers - preschool to adult - read as long as they wish. Bring a book or select from the library’s shelves. Donations support special library programs and services. Hosted by the Friends of the Waukesha Public Library.

South Shore Garden Club’s 22nd annual luncheon and fashion show, 9:30 a.m. April 22, Wisconsin Club, 900 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. The Goodwill Industries fashion show will focus on the 1970s. Vendors, raffles and a cash bar. $40 for members, $45 for nonmembers, $15 for children younger than 12. Parking is free. Profits fund horticulture education and scholarships, books for local schools, Arbor Day awards, and more. Call in reservations and menu to  Rita Majerle-Klug, 414-333-5536.

NPCM3 Milwaukee Muscle Madness, 10 a.m. pre-judging and 5 p.m. finals April 22, Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. Men’s and women’s bodybuilding contest. $15 for pre-judging and $30 and $35 finals. Guest posers Akim Williams and Seth Feroce. npcm3.com.

March for Science - Milwaukee, speakers at 2 p.m. April 22, march at 3 p.m., departing from Red Arrow Park downtown. Part of a worldwide march, organizers say it was prompted by policy changes that have worried scientists and their concerns are shared by others. sciencemarchmke.com.

Stunt Dog Experience, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. April 22, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee. $35 and up. 414-273-7206, marcuscenter.org.

Scores Cup Charity Indoor Soccer Tournament, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. April 22, Uihlein Soccer Park, 7101 W. Good Hope Road, Milwaukee. Raffles and food. Funds raised go directly to providing programming to urban children in the Milwaukee area. scorescupmke@americascores.org, 414-358-2711,

re: Craft and Relic, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 22 and April 23, Milwaukee County Sports Complex, 6000 W. Ryan Road, Franklin. More than 150 vendors, DIY workshops, live music, local food vendors and more. $7 at door, 12 and younger free; special online tickets at recraftandrelic.com/tickets.html.

Big Bend Fire Department annual Pancake Breakfast and Open House, 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 23, Big Bend Fire Station No. 1, W230-S9185 Nevins St., Big Bend. $7 for all-you-can-eat pancakes, children younger than 5 eat free. Eggs available. Fire, emergency medical services and police displays, free blood pressure checks, and Flight for Life - weather permitting. Door prizes, raffles.

Birding with poet Chuck Stebelton and friends, 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. April 23, Lynden Sculpture Garden, 2145 W. Brown Deer Road, River Hills. Free to members; nonmembers pay sculpture garden fee. 414-446-8794, lyndensculpturegarden.org.

Lauma Zusevics, archbishop of the Latvian Evangelical Lutheran Church, 9:30 a.m. April 23, Mt. Zion Lutheran Church, 12012 W. North Ave., Wauwatosa. A meal of celebration will follow. mtzionlutheran.org.

King Motorcycle Swap Meet and Raffle Book Launch Party, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 23, Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. Live music, concessions (special diets considered), bar service. Sponsored by the Kettle Moraine Chapter of the Harley Owners Group. 262-352-0684 or kmghog.com.

















 











 
     
 

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